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Here at Digital Trends we are obsessed with convenience, those little things that can make your life a little or a lot better. Smartwatches may be the ultimate example to limit the amount of time you need for your smartphone or other devices, or to replace them altogether, and to keep you up to date while staying healthy. At the moment, Best Buy is getting a whopping $ 1
A great feature of smartwatches and other technologies is that they have reduced the need for a huge wallet to zero. Garmin’s slogan for this watch is “Pay and Play,” and the first part of this equation couldn’t be more convenient. Contactless payment, whether you get your groceries or just take a bottle of water after a run, couldn’t be easier because you can work with your watch like you would with a debit or credit card. And at a time when we’re relieved to type or pay contactlessly, this watch is especially soothing.
When it comes to gaming, the Garmin Vivoactive 3 is equipped with simple and healthy functions. There are more than 15 pre-installed GPS and indoor sports apps that you can use to monitor your progress, whether you’re running, playing golf, doing yoga, working out in the gym, or swimming (yes, you can dive right in without worry). At the same time, you can communicate your fitness against your stress level and monitor key factors such as VO2 Max compared to fitness age or your heart rate variability. Of course, it records and tracks your workouts. You can also share and compete with other sports enthusiasts and your community. And get this, the battery lasts up to seven days (without GPS).
The smartwatch is solidly made from Corning Gorilla Glass – this watch can withstand almost anything. And it can be personalized with thousands of free watch faces, apps, and widgets from Garmin’s Connect IQ Store. It’s amazingly helpful for everything from calling an Uber to notifying when it’s going to rain. You can literally make it look the way you want it: from something fun and casual to all-business to hardcore sports enthusiasts. After all, it’s also great in basic things like counting steps.
Here’s what a user had to say:
I love this watch to run. I can customize my lap, heart rate and target zones activity screen to suit all my favorites. I can set warnings for distances, drinking water, and more. The GPS is just right.
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